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Macroeconomic conditions shows signs of stabilization. However, inflation spiked to record levels.

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Disposal of 220 tons of a highly hazardous organic compound stored for 19 years in the Suez port of Adabiya.

Takaful and Karama

Takaful and Karama social safety nets program is covering 1.5 million families from the country’s poorest and most vulnerable.



Asad Alam

Country Director Egypt, Yemen and Djibouti

Ibrahim Chowdhury

Senior Economist, Egypt

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Syrian refugee children look through a sheet at the Nour Beach House in Chekka, Lebanon - © UNHCR/Shawn Baldwin
Oct 11, 2017

MENA Economic Monitor, October 2017: Refugees in MENA, Meeting the ...

The pickup in economic activity in the region that started in mid-2016 is expected to moderate in 2017 due to slower growth in oil ...

Sep 07, 2017

Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa

The report explores how countries can anticipate and act to strengthen water security.

Jul 10, 2017

The Economic and Social Consequences of the Conflict in Syria

The report provides detailed picture of the conflict’s impact on Syria’s population, economy, infrastructure and consequences.

Boy near the destroyed house holding a white dove.
Apr 17, 2017

MENA Economic Monitor, April 2017: The Economics of Post- Conflict ...

The report outlines principles that can guide post-conflict reconstruction to rebuild not just infrastructure, but inclusive institutions....

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